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Friday Nite Videos -- October 18, 2013

A Better Place | Playing For Change. 'SaveCanada' Punks TransCanada. Out of the Furnace: Movie. A Bold Plan to Fix the Mortgage Mess. The Musical Genius: Derek Paravicini. New Drugs for Old Bugs.

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A Better Place | Playing For Change
 
A multinational musical performance created through a partnership between Playing For Change and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund. 
 
 
 

 


 

'SaveCanada' Punks TransCanada
 
TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline (from the Tar Sands to the East Coast) needs voices like yours to say, "nope, no thanks." Join SaveCanada!
 
 

 


 

Out of the Furnace: Movie 
 
From Scott Cooper, writer and director of Crazy Heart, a gripping and gritty drama with an all-star cast. A soldier returning from Iraq gets lured into one of the most ruthless crime rings in the Northeast and mysteriously disappears.
 
 
 

 


 

A Bold Plan to Fix the Mortgage Mess
 
GRITtv with Laura Flanders explores how eminent domain power could help cities combat the power of the finance sector and give mortgage relief to underwater homeowners.
 
 

 


 

The Musical Genius: Derek Paravicini
 
Derek Paravicini is a musical savant. Although blind and severely learning impaired, Derek can play any piece of music after hearing it only once. This is a trailer for the film The Musical Genius. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZqR7H8u21s
 
 

 


 

New Drugs for Old Bugs
 
We should all be worried by the growing number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and we urgently need to develop new drugs. In this discussion with Nobel laureates, researchers propose alternative ways to find drugs, some cutting edge, such as computation, and some ancient, such as searching for chemicals deep in the rain forest.